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PTI Acquires IPTCI | P.T. International

Charlotte, NC October 26, 2018 – P.T. International (www.ptintl.com), a leading manufacturer of Industrial Bearing and Power Transmission components specializing in Metric and Imperial products based in Charlotte, NC,...

CRAFT bearings Dakar Rally Team to tackle 2019 edition with new force

The most brutal off-road racing event across the globe – the Dakar Rally – will once again gather the fastest car, motorbike and quad drivers from across the globe...

Axel Johnson International enters Czech power transmission market

Axel Johnson International’s Industrial Solutions business group acquires a majority stake in Arkov, one of Czech Republic’s leading distributors of mechanical power transmission- and hydraulics products. The acquisition is...

PTI Revolves Around You With Customization.

PTI Revolves Around You With Customization.     P.T. International offers CUSTOM solutions for SAF units including: – Custom Coatings – Custom Part Numbers – Custom Labeling / Tags...

How Much Grease is Enough?

All of the formal training I’ve had on the application of lubricants suggests that for greasable bearings, one should never pump in so much grease as to push out...

Keeping Vibration Analysis Happy

Implementing condition monitoring can reduce the frequency and cost of equipment maintenance. Specifically, vibration analysis can provide valuable insight into machine condition, flagging up problems before extensive damage occurs....

Autonomous vehicles, so near and yet so far

A highlight of the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed was the sight of a 1965 Ford Mustang driving itself autonomously up the famed hill climb with the Duke of...

Social robot maker Jibo sells off assets

Social robot maker Jibo has sold its IP assets. According to a former Jibo executive with direct knowledge of the situation, New York-based investment management firm SQN Venture Partners is the...

Koyo is the JTEKT Corporation brand for Bearings.

Koyo has established itself with aerospace engineers, automakers and industrial manufacturers around the world. The business has gone on to attain ISO/TS 16949:2009 certification (now IATF 16949:2016) at all...

New Way Tilt Pad Air Bearings on Turbine Shaft

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